calcium ion

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Noun1.calcium ion - ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Calchan Ltd is developing its own portfolio of calcium ion channel modulators and has two Phase II clinical studies in progress in post-herpetic neuralgia and painful diabetic neuropathy.
The calcium ion is required for the operation of a number of physiological processes, such as bone and tooth formation, blood coagulation, nerve impulse transmission, and muscle contraction.
The phenomenon is well known for calcium; pH influences the serum concentration of free calcium ion (S-c[Ca.
The resulting calcium ion overload in the cell leads to its death and skin exfoliation.
Calcium ion measurements currently comprise more than 1/3 of all ion channel screens and more than 1/2 of all of G protein receptor (GPCR) screens.
Now one camera covers a wide range of imaging needs-including super resolution microscopy, TIRF microscopy, live cell GFP, high-speed calcium ion imaging, FRET, real-time confocal microscopy, and many more.
The particles have been surface modified with proteins that will induce particle aggregation in response to elevated intracellular calcium ion levels that accompany synaptic activation and action potential firing.
We also validated that boosting extracellular calcium ion levels boosts seizure and migraine risk by 1) depolarizing nerve membranes, 2) increasing calcium channel mediated neurotransmitter release and 3) boosting muscle contractility," according to Mark Zamoyski, NexGen Biomedical, Inc.
Verapamil is the generic equivalent of Lederle Laboratories' Verelan(R), calcium ion influx inhibitor (slow channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist), which is indicated for the management of essential hypertension.
Stabilizing the bone microenvironment to prevent the calcium ion spike can be accomplished by repurposing drugs used for treatment of osteoporosis or management of hypercalcemia,"Mr.
calcium ion flux, pH changes, cAMP levels and other signals) to test compounds and can perform all three levels of compound characterization: functional screening, affinity profiling and selectivity profiling -- all in a high-throughput format.